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Chicago Blackhawks place D Michal Rozsival on long-term injured reserve


CHICAGO — The Chicago Blackhawks have placed defenseman on long-term injured reserve.

The Blackhawks also recalled defenseman from Rockford of the American Hockey League and assigned defenseman to the IceHogs.

Rozsival broke his left ankle in Game 4 of Chicago's second-round sweep against Minnesota in the playoffs. He re-signed with the Stanley Cup champions last month.

The Blackhawks host the New York Rangers in their season opener on Wednesday night.

The team announced the moves on Tuesday.

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